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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

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Cabinet Makers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

Cabinet makers use woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and furniture. The fundamental focus of cabinet makers is the production of cabinetry. Although they may also produce items that would not be recognised as cabinets, however the same skills and techniques apply. A cabinet may b

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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8 Questions You Should Ask a Kitchen Contractor

Posted 23/04/13

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or ripping it out, you need to speak with a kitchen contractor. You also need to have some ideas about what you'd like your new kitchen to look like.  Kiwi kitchens are often busy spaces where activities as diverse as socializing, preparing meals or doing

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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Handrail outdoor

Posted 2 weeks ago

Build a15 m long handrail above a crib wall. Attach a child proof gate to concrete wall.

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Deck extension

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are wanting to extend our existing back steps, decking area - create a top level big enough for an outdoor table and chairs approx 5m x 3. 5m. We want one side to be screened for privacy and are keen to add a roof at some future point.

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Walk-in and 2 wardrobes design

Posted 1 week ago

Hi Guys, I am looking to get in touch with some one who can custom make the design for our walking wardrobe and 3 wardrobes in other room. Expected time of completion of our new build is Early December 2020. Please let us know if you can deliver some by then(if not all). I have all the measurements and some rough designs. Regards Harry

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Bed Base

Posted 2 weeks ago

I would like a quote for a simple, minimalist wooden bed base. Ideally a design that allows for easy assembly and disassembly. May or may not include headboard (depends on the cost). This design would ideally require no screws to put together (not for the build, but for the use once the piece is done) , as the pieces fit together on their own.

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Install two new timber windows and reline rooms

Posted 1 week ago

This job includes the following: - removing existing timber window frames - installing new timber window frames and sashes. One of the new windows is slightly shorter than the old one so the framing/weatherboards will need to be adjusted accordingly - inspecting and replacing rotted framing and weatherboard around windows as appropriate - relining the two rooms where the windows are being installed and installing insulation on exterior walls. The rooms are roughly 4 x 3m each.

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New Balustrade

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need to complete a balustrade on an new addition. Architect has plans and is needed to complete code of compliance. Length is approx 6 metres and ideally needing done urgently as expiry date looming.

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New build deck

Posted 1 week ago

Would like a quote to build a deck of the back of our house 5-6 meters wide by 10 meters long approx. With a portion roofed. Our section is on a bank. We would like a wooden deck. We would like the deck to be level with two sets of sliding doors onto the deck.

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A New Start

Posted 2 weeks ago

New gutter across the deck also a new roof and a hole in the suffett to be repaired. One end of the deck to have a trellis added for shelter

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New deck

Posted 2 weeks ago

Build a deck/platform and a pathway to connect it to the house.

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Ramp and Rail install

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking to replace our steps with a ramp and install a rail.

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Veranda on existing deck

Posted 1 week ago

We would like a covered veranda built on our exiting deck. Measurements are approx 10m x 4m. We would also like PVC blinds installed on the sides. Based in Wainuiomata. Very keen to get quotes in the next 2 weeks. Thanks.

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Kitchen/living room wall opening

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need someone to come over and check if the wall between our kitchen and living room can be removed and to do the job.

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New deck and French Doors/slider

Posted 1 week ago

Wanting lounge to open out onto a deck with double glazed doors, either Ranch Slider, stacker or French doors. Built in seating around edge of deck. Also wanting built in planter boxes around edge of garden fencing.

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Dishwasher framing

Posted 6 days ago

We have removed some kitchen rawers and installed a dishwasher. We need someone to frame up around the dishwasher and complete cabinetry panels.

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Deck, doors, windows

Posted 1 week ago

I need someone urgently, this week. Need a step on my deck to be finished. A set of french doors won't close properly and a window won't open. I need these fixed asap as putting house on market next Tuesday.

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Step to be built around a concrete verandah

Posted 2 days ago

We need a wooden step to be built around a concrete verandah. It'll be about 200mm high and 300- 400mm wide. Its about 10m in length.

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Dishwasher framing #2

Posted 1 day ago

We have removed some kitchen drawers and installed a dishwasher. We need someone to frame up around the dishwasher and complete cabinetry panels.

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Dog Ramp Required

Posted 1 week ago

Hi folks I'm keen to get a wooden dog ramp made for one of my beasts to save him walking up/down stairs on our deck. He's 40 kg's so fairly large.

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Kwila decking over existing patio

Posted 2 weeks ago

Buikd a kwila deck over a concrete patio to step down onto the existing deck.

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Build a new outdoor deck with a roof

Posted 4 days ago

A medium to large deck with cover. It also requires a few steps and a small ramp.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 176,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Replace deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd March 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
Communication
 5

Decking Quote

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Get small fame and wall ready for plastering

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace strip of cedar weatherboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Laing Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Framing fix


8th October 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 1
Communication
 1

renewing lounge/ dining room ceiling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Adjust sticking door & install new door handles

Work carried out by a subcontractor

1st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Window work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small deck and steps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

pre house painting maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extend deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House Repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Restore and extend existing deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small Surface Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General repairs

Work carried out by a subcontractor

30th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pergola with bench seating

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

bedroom window

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Restore - Lower Level

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Barge board repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Solid Industries Ltd

Joined March 2020

Hi, We specialize in residential & Property maintenance inside and out. helping you un-stick Sticky doors to finishing off the kitset kitchen you brought but never got round to installing. We also re-build fences, gates, decks etc etc.

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JAMES THE BUILDER

Joined September 2009

Hello my name is James and I have been building for 10 years. And I specialize in doing those smaller jobs I am NZ qualified and believe in doing the job right the first time. I have a team of sub contractors that have the same motto. As the building process can be daunting it is my job to help my clients thought this experience, keeping the lines of communication open at all times, because a...

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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Handyman Plus

Joined August 2018

Hi there , I'm available to do any general Handyman Work, Gib Board repairs / Click Clank Laminate Flooring / Painting Interior and Exterior / Fencing / Decking / Touch up Plastering / general non compliance building work / Water Blasting / Fitting Doors and Hardware / Skirtings etc . l have been doing this on and off for some 40 odd years . l have also completed a number of per...

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Nailed It Property Services

Joined August 2015

Hi, I am a sole trader and specialise in the smaller jobs that most builders don't want to do. From water blasting paths & fences to fixing that door or window that does not close properly.

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Lloyd Casey

Joined November 2015

30+ years, servicing the greater Wellington area, specialising in painting, plastering and building maintenance. We pride ourselves in friendly, good quality workmanship and prompt service.

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Problem solving company

Joined December 2019

We understand that problems arise with houses, landscaping and everything else to do with property services. It's our aim to provide cost effective solutions that can help our clients and aim to receive referrals from existing clients. Let me help solve your property problems

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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Orkney Developments Limited

Joined April 2016

Hi we build new homes, carry out renovations/alterations and do general maintenance work as well. Our passion is energy efficient passive solar homes, but we are open to any carpentry work. We have a team of highly skilled and licensed tradesmen, as well as an apprentice and hammer hand. We pride ourselves on our integrity and putting you the client first. If you choose to work with us you w...

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Aspect Builders Wellington Limited

Joined July 2020

Hi, we have over 60 years combined experience in the building industry. Extensive knowledge ranging from new builds, major renovations, site supervision, project management, civil works, no job too small or too big. We are very professional and ensure we meet deadlines within budget. We pride ourselves on our workmanship and customer satisfaction.

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AH Contractors

Joined June 2020

I have been in the building industry for over 12 years, specializing in new builds and renovations. I am open and transparent with my clients, I have a high work ethic and I take pride in the work that I do. Services provide: - New builds, additions/alterations - Decks and fencing - Bathroom and Kitchen installations - General carpentry

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

Hi, I've been in the building trade now for approx 20 years. I was a master painter by trade originally but liked the idea of making things so I went into the carpentry trade and qualified. My expertise is designing and building decks, fences and smaller jobs. I prefer the one to one personal touch. I don't enjoy the bigger commercial side of works as much. I have many, many pictures of w...

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Robert Logan Landscaping

Joined May 2018

Hi, We have been Landscaping in the greater Wellington area for 25yrs.We specialise in Solid Landscaping eg, concrete driveways,fencing ,retaining walls, decks ,excavations, etc.We are a small hardworking team with high standards.

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All Maintenance Solutions Ltd

Joined July 2019

Providing all maintenance solutions to the Wellington region. Handy man work, painting, lawn mowing, earth works, rubbish removals etc. (Qualified builders available on request)

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Essential Services Wellington trading as Property Solutions Wellington

Joined February 2017

Hi I provide quality maintenance solutions with prompt service and high quality workmanship a priority please read my reviews placed by satisfied customers. I look forward to meeting you assisting you with your needs. Jobs completed on time and on budget.

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Sticks and Stones Landscape Construction and Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined June 2018

Sticks & Stones have been busy in Wellington for over 20 years Landscaping and Property work for private and commercial customers throughout the greater Wellington area. Building New or Renovating , we have a great team with experience and skills.

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Bespoke Wooden Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2018

Outdoor living solutions: gates, decks, fences, planter boxes and bar leaners to name a few. We specialise in the local manufacture and installation of wooden gates - and other landscape construction work. We also do flatpack assembly (including kitchens). QUOTES : We cannot come and do face to face quotes during lock down, Instead we are happy to do virtual meetings via zoom video or use p...

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Allworx contracting ltd

Joined December 2018

A contracting company that worx for all! ​Allworx has earned its reputation as a dependable supplier of quality remedial and new building services to the domestic and commerical markets. With over eight years working in the construction industry, we know we can provide a solution for any obstacle in your project. SERVICES Chimney rebuilds Demolition Repair and maintenance work Re-roof...

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Datasoft

Joined September 2020

Hello , We have been building timber fences for last 2 years in affordable rates. We provide quick free quotes. We also do Concreting, asphalting, general house maintenance and renovations.We are very professional and hard work to meet deadlines for project completion.

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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we speaclise in.While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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